Butler Earns Road Win Over Wisconsin-Green Bay, 68-58

Butler Earns Road Win Over Wisconsin-Green Bay, 68-58

Feb. 19, 2007

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - A.J. Graves scored 20 points, Brandon Crone added 17 and No. 15 Butler beat Wisconsin-Green Bay 68-58 on Monday night.

The Bulldogs (25-4, 12-2 Horizon League) battled through a physical game after they had lost two of their previous three in the past nine days.

Green Bay (16-13, 7-8) had won four of its previous five, but lost its 11th sraightt game against a Top 25 opponent after hitting just one field goal in the final 5:44.

Ryan Evanochko, who finished with 10 points, made two free throws to cut Butler's lead to 58-56 with 2:19 to play, but Graves answered with a 3-pointer and Crone grabbed a rebound off Mike Schachtner's shot and was fouled.

Crone hit both free throws to make it 63-56 and Green Bay never came back within striking distance.

Mike Green scored 13 points and Pete Campbell added 11 for Butler.

Schachtner finished with 13 points for the Phoenix, which also got 11 each from Terry Evans and Ryan Tillema.